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Table 3 Pastoral community behavioural risk factors of brucellosis transmission linked to livestock management

From: Gendered asymmetry of access to knowledge for brucellosis control among pastoral communities in north-west Côte d’Ivoire

PC practices Men, N (%) Women, N (%) p-value
Assist with bare hands during parturition 63 (19.7) 3 (22.2) 0.01
Using protective equipment or do not assist during parturition 148 (80.3) 106 (77.8)
Handle aborted foetus with bare hands 106 (50.3) 7 (6.4) 0.00
Use of protective equipment or do not handle aborted foetus 105 (49.7) 102 (93.6)
Handle placenta with bare hands 31 (14.7) 6 (5.5) 0.01
Use of protective equipment or do not handle placenta 180 (85.3) 103 (94.5)
Break hygromas with bare hands 68 (32.3) 00 (0) 0.00
Use of protective equipment or do not break hygromas 143 (67.7) 109 (100)